31 October 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA book trailer

My new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA is narrated by the great composer’s sister Nannerl. After her brother dies, Nannerl comes to Vienna to find out how it happened. She uncovers some sinister characters and a secret hidden in The Magic Flute. The book’s published in the US Nov. 1 by HarperCollins. Here’s a trailer for […]

7 May 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA: director’s cut

All this week I’ve been posting videos of readings from my new historical thriller MOZART’S LAST ARIA, in which the great composer’s sister investigates his suspicious death. I started the week with a two-minute dramatic costume video about the book. Well, that was a pared down version of the video I made with my friend […]

7 January 2011 0 Comments

Into Costume: My book promo Pt. 2

How do you make Jaffa, the ancient Mediterranean port city and present-day gritty suburb of Tel Aviv, look like Vienna in the winter of 1791? Answer: make a book video of a historical novel set in Mozart’s time, and let the lighting do the rest. Last week I headed down to Jaffa for a second […]

2 August 2006 1 Comment

My book jacket photo

I knew I was going out on a limb. I was an author. This photo was for the jacket of my new book. Obviously my chin should’ve been resting on my hand, or perhaps my jaw would be framed by a thoughtful thumb and forefinger. But no, I decided I wasn’t going to be that […]